Upcoming Events

  • September 7, 2014 - August 1, 2016
    The Vancouver Biennale has transformed a Granville Island industrial landmark into a gigantic work of public art! OSGEMEOS's monumental, 360-...
  • July 1, 2015 - July 1, 2016
    Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches. Using...
  • January 14, 2016 - February 14, 2016
    Malaspina Printmakers is pleased to present David Khang’s exhibition The tank, the poem, and the uniform. The exhibition examines various...
  • January 14, 2016 - February 15, 2016
    Rick Miller, one of Canada’s most noted and prolific solo performers, presents “25 years in 100 minutes” in this innovative mixed-...
  • January 27, 2016 - February 14, 2016
    The 28th Annual Massacre Improv Festival returns January 27th through February 14th. Join the best of the best of our local improvisers as they play...
  • February 9, 2016 - February 13, 2016
    The Regional Tournament for the Canadian Improv Games will be held at the Waterfront Theatre from February 9 – 13. Although the lineup has not...
  • February 13, 2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Help Granville Island ring in the Year of the Monkey with traditional Chinese Lion Dancers who will make their way around the Public Market, the Net...
  • February 18, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    From the madmen behind One-Man Star Wars comes an irreverent parody and homage to the Dark Knight Trilogy. Charles Ross, lovingly tears...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    L'Épicerie, Rotisserrie and Gourmande, Public Market Delight your senses with baby back rib, balsamic bbq glaze with mash potato and truffle...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Visit the studio and for an amazing insight into the artist’s collection of egg tempera paintings. 9am - 6pm FREE jackdarcus.com
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Three decades of designing and handcrafting individually unique pieces for an exclusive worldwide clientele. The retrospective exhibition includes...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    With a surprising combination of flavours, these donuts made exclusively for our winter festival will launch your palette from winter into spring....
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    The Federation of Canadian Artists invites budding and established artists to get creative for Winterruption 2016, with two FREE interactive art...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    This lively studio is full of exciting art works, all on view for the visitor. Talk with the artist Jeanne Krabbendam, ask questions, or even try the...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Find original postcards to mail to your loved ones. A portion of the proceeds donated to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and the Yukon....
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    As a preamble of spring, view Japanese-inspired floral art in various locations around the Island. Tour map available at Information Booths, Circle...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    A food and cultural walking tour showcasing fresh, local gastronomic delights! Alternate tastings for vegetarian and pescetarian can be provided...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    In 13th century Germany, Medieval Hamelin Town is way too big for its lederhosen. Governed by a spoiled Mayor, his Mommy and stuffy corporate types...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    New Work by the Contemporary Ceramics Collective. The group playfully and proudly presents their most recent experimentations and explorations in...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Aboriginal art practices are strongly rooted in the survival of artifacts of craft. This exhibition presents future artifacts of contemporary...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Get crafty at Make & create colourful creatures with laser engraved cutouts! Make is hosting an interactive activity for all ages: cardstock will...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Ukama welcomes guests to the opening of an exclusive sculpture collection featuring world-renowned Dominic Benhura, Zimbabwe’s most beloved...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    All work is produced in the studio so come on in and see the show and hopefully catch some artists working as well. Enlivening the gallery walls, an...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Like a Rolling Stone is an exhibition that riffs off of the subject of rock. Conflating geology and rock music it considers the ways in which two...
  • February 19, 2016 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Don't forget to swing by for Wine Down Fridays, our weekly tasting. Must be 19 or over. Presented by Liberty Wine Merchants 1pm -5pm FREE...
  • February 19, 2016 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Himalayan singing bowls and gongs produce multiple overtones that are recognized for their ability to induce a deep sense of peace, tranquility, and...
  • February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Vancouver’s #1 Improv Comedy Company. No two improv shows are ever the same, relying on audience input to ‘write’ the script and...
  • February 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
    Tanga is a west coast world fusion group delivering new manifestations of urban groove, mixing afro-latin, jazz and world beats with a hip hop kick....
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    The Federation of Canadian Artists invites budding and established artists to get creative for Winterruption 2016, with two FREE interactive art...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    A powerful and infectious Brazilian inspired street band that will have you dancing. Starts in the Kids Zone and ends in Railspur Alley....
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Mortal Coil's 10-foot tall Mardi Gras characters will be dancing and shaking it throughout Granville Island. Presented by Granville Island and...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Illuminate your face with art! FREE Kids Zone
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Hamelin inspired puppets Come out and make your own hand puppets based on the images from the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Using found objects with bright...
  • February 20, 2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Explore the spectacular flavours of B.C.’s finest and most sustainable seafood. Tour starts promptly at 10:30am in Triangle Square. Presented...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Enjoy making your own maple taffy candy as we celebrate the ‘sugaring off’ season! Cost: $3 Kids Zone Presented by Maples’ Sugar...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    The performance highlights 4 different styles of street dance: Breaking, Popping, Locking and Hip hop and introduces our spoken word/emcee Rupert...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Experience Winterruption, take a smart phone photo on Granville Island and then print your photos on Arts Umbrella state of the art digital printers...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    No experience needed! Just choose your colours and make a flower of your own. Presented by New-Small & Sterling Studio Glass Appointments must be...
  • February 20, 2016 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Join Master Pastelist Ruth Rodgers as she demonstrates the use of a fluid underpainting to create a naturalistic soft pastel painting of water/waves...
  • February 20, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Explore the studios and meet the artists, artisans and designers. Develop new insights into the many mediums of making art on Granville Island and...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Dance in the streets with Mortal Coil Carnival stilt dancers, Asa Branco and Jacky Essombe. Join in the parade! Starts in the Kids Zone and ends in...
  • February 20, 2016 - 12:30pm - 1:45pm
    A band of Vancouver all-stars led by guitarist-composer Tom Wherrett. Expect to hear an intriguing hybrid of folk, jazz, country, and rock music;...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Cuadro Flamenco celebrates the traditional and intimate setting of flamenco performance. Originating in the era of the café cantantes, and continuing...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Expect the unexpected as intriguing and exhilarating dances pop up in unusual spaces throughout the island. Pop Up Dances are free tours of site...
  • February 20, 2016 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Experience a look at how a prop is made and a set is constructed at the Arts Club Theatre Company’s production shop. FREE RSVP by February 18...
  • February 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
    This inclusive Black History Month event showcases the natural hair movement sweeping the African diaspora. Enjoy live tutorials on Afro hair care,...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Explore the “spiritual” side of Granville Island! John Lee, award-winning travel writer, takes you on a tour to meet master distillers...
  • February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
    Celebrate the rhythms, dance and spirit of an African Village. Travel to the depths of Africa with Jacky Essombe. Accompanied by two musicians, Jacky...
  • February 20, 2016 - 3:15pm - 5:00pm
    Performing completely improvised concerts and utilizing graphic scores since 2014, this group has recently forged a new stream of complex...
  • February 20, 2016 - 9:00pm
    Ribera possesses the voice of the ultimate dreamer, with delicately arranged songs, designed for flight. Her breakthrough album La Boca was produced...
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